Inside VVA Chapters

Howland Citizen of the Year Award

Howland Recognized as Citizen of the Year

May 22, 2017

Utah State Council President and one of Northern Utah Chapter 1079 founders, Marine Sergeant Dennis Howland, was recently awarded as 2017's Utah Elks Association Citizen of the Year.  (more…)

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Western Union telegram

Gold Star Families Honored by Chapter 776

May 22, 2017

Chapter 776 of Bettendorf, IA held a remembrance ceremony and luncheon with Gold Star families on Armed Forces Day at the Davenport American Legion. (more…)

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Dinner

Veterans Recognized at Annual Dinner

May 18, 2017

Over 150 veterans were honored at the 5th Annual Veterans’ Appreciation Dinner of Lawrenceburg, IN in mid-May. One of the Lary D. Fogle Chapter 71 founders, Ivan Chalk, received special recognition and was presented with…

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Chapter 1 memorial

Chapter 1 Starts Memorial Replacement

May 16, 2017

Chapter 1 of Rutland, VT have started to replace the Rutland County Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Main Street Park. (more…)

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James Dean, left, assisted Ricky Brown in etching his uncle’s name from the Tennessee Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall displayed in Cleveland, TN. PHOTO BY Joyanna Love, The Cleveland Daily Banner

Chapter 203 Educates Public on Vietnam Memorials

May 16, 2017

Chapter 203 held a community awareness event in Kimball, TN in late April.  (more…)

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Baseball field

Shannon Honored as Hometown Hero

May 15, 2017

Lary D. Fogle Chapter 71 member Walter “Ed” Shannon was honored as the Reds’ Cincinnati Bell Hometown Hero in Cincinnati, OH in early May.  (more…)

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Utah State Capitol ceremony

Vietnam Veterans honored at Utah State Capitol

May 15, 2017

VVA members in Utah gathered with the VA and the Utah Army on March 29th to hold the Vietnam Veteran Memorial Ceremony at the Utah State Capitol. (more…)

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Veteran Service Dogs

Members in Kentucky Support Police Dog

May 11, 2017

VVA members in Madison County, KY raised money along with other veterans groups in the community for a bullet-proof vest for the Sheriff’s Office's canine. (more…)

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Chapter 1087

Chapter 1087 Supports Monument Construction

May 8, 2017

North West Montana Chapter 1087 recently presented a check for $1,900 to the Flathead Valley Community College's Veterans’ Association in Kalispell, MT to support the construction of a “Reflections Monument.”  (more…)

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Burke Award

Tom Burke Inducted into Ohio Hall of Fame

May 5, 2017

Most of us are familiar with military awards such as the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star, and commendation medals for valor and distinguished military service. However, there is one honor bestowed upon veterans by the…

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